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hi, i'm using fedora 8. i am trying to install real player10.bin file. but it shows rpm file does not exist. what i have to do? Pls suggest me how ...
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    hi, i'm using fedora 8. i am trying to install real player10.bin file. but it shows rpm file does not exist. what i have to do? Pls suggest me how to install.

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    pls give me quick reply

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    Become root: su <enter_password> then try opening a terminal. Do chmod +x real player10.bin (assuming that's the name of the file). Then try ./real player10.bin . Again, make sure you are using the correct file name.
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    Its good forum etiquette not ask for quick reponses or bump your thread in such a short space of time.

    You are better off downloading the rpm from here and install it using the rpm command. Also make sure that you install compat-libstdc++-33 using yum so that realplayer works correctly.

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    Yes, I agree that Helix Player is perhaps better for Linux than Realplayer. However, I have another suggestion: why not use VLC? It opens practically everything, and does so with a minimum of fuss. It's not as glossy as Realplayer, but that makes it lighter and so I prefer it. Also, it comes complete with all the codecs you could ever dream of. You can download and install it using yum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manchunian View Post
    Yes, I agree that Helix Player is perhaps better for Linux than Realplayer. However, I have another suggestion: why not use VLC? It opens practically everything, and does so with a minimum of fuss. It's not as glossy as Realplayer, but that makes it lighter and so I prefer it. Also, it comes complete with all the codecs you could ever dream of. You can download and install it using yum.
    I think the *nix version of Realplayer is based on Helix Player anyway. The version of Realplayer for Linux is very basic, and these days VLC probably looks better than that!
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    Well, VLC still has a very basic GUI - but who needs GUI, anyway!
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    VLC Player is not available in default repos. You have to install Livna repository first.
    Execute this

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    rpm -Uhv http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-8.rpm
    Install VLC Player :
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    yum -y install vlc
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    Just thought of something. Installing VLC is a great thing to do, and you can read practically everything with it very nicely, but I still advise you to install Helix Player as VLC won't read real video codecs (I think it's just about the only thing it won't read).
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